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Electro Mechanical Technician- WAVE Alpharetta, GA Job

DATE: Jun 16, 2019

LOCATION: Atlanta, Georgia, US

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Worthington Armstrong Venture (WAVE), a joint venture of Worthington and Armstrong World Industries, has established worldwide leadership in the production of suspended ceiling systems. WAVE produces metal ceiling solutions that can be combined with Armstrong ceiling boards as a complete package or sold individually.

Founded in 1992, WAVE operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule. This philosophy serves as an unwavering commitment to the customer, supplier, and shareholder, and it serves as the foundation for one of the strongest employee-employer partnerships in American industry.

 

.Primary Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for all activities associated with the maintenance of facility operations. An Electro-Mechanical Technician must demonstrate the ability to act as a ‘first responder’ when downtime occurs as result of mechanical or electrical failure. This person is responsible for maintaining and operating production equipment to optimize availability, quality and speed inclusive of both mechanical and electrical subsystems.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine maintenance and inspections on building, industrial saws, paint booth, and other auxiliary industrial equipment.
  • Troubleshoot both mechanical and electrical issues and apply corrective actions independently. Identify permanent corrective actions and process improvements.
  • Requisition repair materials, machine components and parts. Maintain and organize spare parts inventory.
  • Safety compliance of equipment per WAVE policies and procedures, as well as OSHA requirements.
  • Participate in special projects and/or installations.
  • Responsible for assembly and testing of various mechanical devices and complete systems according to blueprints, written or verbal specifications with minimal supervision.
  • Safely utilize hand tools, power tools and precision-measuring instruments.  
  • Install interlocking safety devices, conduit, electrical panels and other accessory components.
  • Assist corporate engineers and other production staff in the debug of equipment on the production floor.
  • Perform evaluations of new technologies with potential application as a new process or as a modification to existing equipment.
  • Fabricate simple brackets, conduit and hangers, as required.
  • Setup, calibrate, and program industrial CNC equipment.
  • Maintain all work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition at all times.
  • Perform all work in a safe manner; use proper lock-out procedures during repairs or machine adjustments. Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) and make certain that all safety equipment is in proper working order.
  • Actively participate in communication and WAVE culture.

 

Measures of Effectiveness; including, but not limited to:

  • Safety – OSHA rate, compliance to regulations/policies, evidence of risk reduction, engagement in 8-Step Safety Process, near-miss reporting
  • Quality – User-friendly and safe operations, ability to recognize defects and implement corrective actions through visual inspection while machine is in operation
  • Productivity – Continuous improvement activities, PE%,  downtime %, troubleshooting, cost management
  • Communication – User-friendly and timely change management, preventative maintenance scheduling

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Required; minimum 2 years or more of mechanical and electrical maintenance experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment.
  • Experience and familiarity with fabrication, conveyors, hydraulics, pneumatics and building maintenance.
  • Experience maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing PLCs, HMIs, control systems, and motors.
  • Experience reading electrical and maintenance schematics or blueprints.
  • Able to lift a maximum of 40 pounds
  • Able to stand 8-10 hours per day at assigned work area
  • Background check required

 

Worthington Armstrong Venture (WAVE) is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status


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